The high-definition quality LCD screens, with SVGA 800 x 600 pixels, provide
sharp images and superior visibility. 65,536 colors make screen views realistic
and crisp, making it easy to see precise readings of graphs or data instantly.
At up to 700cd/m2, these are also the brightest displays in the
The 8.4 and 10.4 inch HG3G are
packed full of features. With 12MB of user memory, HG3G has plenty of space to
create large projects. And for additional data storage, SD cards and USB Flash
Drives can be used.
The HG3G Series also has wide
range of connectivity. Up to 2 MicroSmart digital I/O modules can be mounted
for simple I/O control, while Audio Out capability lets customers use sound to alert
the floor immediately in case of a problem. Pre-recorded messages can even be
used as a voice guidance system for more efficient operations. In addition,
there are more communication ports. A built-in Ethernet port allows remote
communications with PLCs by using a supported Network Driver; two USB ports
allow high-speed data transfer; and two serial communication ports offer a wide
range of communication capabilities.
The HG3G series is programmed using WindOI-NV2 (part of the Automation
Organizer suite, version 1.32 or higher), which now supports Windows 7
(64-bit). WindOI-NV2 has more than 7,000 symbol factory images to help create a
state-of-the-art graphical screen. A free 30-day demo is available at www.IDEC.com/demos.
All HG3G models are CE-marked, c-UL-us listed and have IP66 protection.
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Two researchers from Cornell University have won a $100,000 grant from NASA to continue work to develop an energy-harvesting robotic eel the space agency aims to use to explore oceans on one of the moons of Jupiter.
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A recent Design News-exclusive study proves that engineering professionals are at the very forefront of this push into the future and making direct financial, performance, and value impact on their organizations by being personally involved or final decision-makers on automation solution and component choices.
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